Leh – Ladakh Taxi Rates 2016 – 17

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Its time to the start the Leh – Ladakh season 2016 – 17 and in this article today, I will be sharing the Leh – Ladakh Taxi Rates 2016 – 17 of leh taxi union 🙂 🙂 … Well, unexpectedly, this year the prices are of Leh – Ladakh taxis have not been hiked and there is a pending decision just to decide on the prices of Tempo Traveller hike. Finally, some sense has prevailed in Leh – Ladakh taxi union and with this move of not hiking the taxi prices in season 2016-17, the rocket high prices will have control to some extent 🙂 🙂 … I expected around 8-10% but the news is a pleasant surprise. You might know that, few of year ago the taxi union has separated the rates on the basis of model and make of the taxis. There are XUVs too available as taxi now, which falls in the category of Innova and Xylo… The taxi grouping along with price hikes for this year, which is same as last year, are as follow with an exception of Xylo moving to Category B:-

  • XUV, Innova and Aria (highest price tag) – 0% Hike in Charges
  • Xylo, Scorpio, Tavera, Sumo Grande, Qualis, Safari, etc.. (middle price tag) – 0% Hike in Charges
  • Eeco, Omni Van, Winger, Old Sumo, Bolero, etc.. (lowest price tag) – 0% Hike in Charges
  • Tempo Traveller / Wingers – To be decided

Below you can find the entire rate list of leh taxi union rates for 2016 – 17 for sightseeing purposes within Ladakh, towards Manali and towards Srinagar for this current year which is same as that of last year 2015 – 16. I have highlighted the important or most frequently refereed rates in the rate list below just to ease out that task for you 🙂:

Please note that, while going from Srinagar to Leh, you might need to work out few things as there have been some tensions now in taxi unions and to settle it out what they have done is that they have a transit point just before Fotu La while going to Leh from Kargil. All Leh taxis stop there and kargil taxis too. They exchange passengers and move back in respective directions. Leh taxis take passengers to Leh coming from Srinagar/Kargil and Kargil guys take passengers to Srinagar/kargil coming from Leh

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You can download the all these files of Leh taxi union rates for 2016 – 2017 in a single PDF using the link: [download id=”13″ format=”2″]
Some Good Taxi Drivers in Leh – Ladakh

Following are the contacts of some very reliable taxi drivers within Leh – Ladakh. You can get about 12-15% of discount by directly getting in touch with these local drivers and of course, talking in person rather on phone always help in bargaining more. If you involve any travel agent, there is a likelihood of giving away these direct discounts given by the local drivers when you connect with them directly 🙂

  • Rigzin – 09622954779, 09469472772. We know each other personally for last 7 years now and being more of a family friend to me now. He has couple of Aria and a Scorpio but mostly remain booked for the season 🙂 :)… In case due to overload, if he is not available, he might help arrange some alternative. Best person to get hold off in entire Ladakh I will say. So, in case available, don’t miss the opportunity as traveling with this jovial, entertaining soul in remote corners of Ladakh is an experience in itself. He makes you feel laughing on the floor by all his story telling…
  • Chamba – +91-9906999808, +91-9716507246. Chamba is a fabulous guy, know me personally very well along with DoW for last 2-3 years now. Very nice and humble person, tried by hundreds of readers along with Rigzin above with 100% positive feedback 🙂 🙂 …
  • Sonam Angdus: His phone numbers : 09469272773. More like Rigzin and Chamba, Sonam jis has been associated with Devil On Wheels for long time and have been to all our mega meets alongside Rigzin. He knows me and DoW very well and always happy to support all the members of Devil On wheels by any means he can. He is ex-serviceman, one of the best persons you will come across in Ladakh and his company will keep you soothing & safe. Never gets frustrated with many stops, always smiling and helpful. He runs a Xylo and is a very very safe companion. In case you get his availability, don’t feel hesitant to book him for the tour<7li>
  • Sonam – 09419347945 | As per feedback below “Also he has a guest house ready at the Gompa village–named ‘Apna Ghar’.I am sure that would turn out to be one of the great places to stay in Ladakh, away from the market’s hustle bustle.Please find the details below.This guy definitely needs recommendation at your site. Thats the minimum I could do for the hospitality he and his family showered.He can provide stay as well as taxi for the tours in Ladakh.He Owns a black Innova.
  • Karma Sonam: His phone numbers are :09419215110 (bsNL postpaid) , 09906991011 (Airtel prepaid). His email id is karmasonam947@gmail.com. He speaks in English and Hindi nicely. Detailed Reviews in forum thread.
  • Manzoor – 09622973951 | Very nice person, recommended by readers below as well
  • Naseer – 09906229203 and 09469293183
  • Dorjey – 09419372742, 09622969317
  • Dorjay Anbchuk – 09419308051
  • Tashi – 09469630613, 09906994647, 09419342238
  • Tsewang – 09622993372
  • Tsewang (not same as above) – 09419853528
  • Sonam – 09419371012
  • Abbas – 09622998367
  • Abbas (not same as above) – 09622971759, 09469271786
For more updated & comprehensive list of taxi drivers for Ladakh – Srinagar – Leh – Manali routes, check the link: Updated List of Taxi Drivers for Ladakh – Srinagar – Leh – Manali
Conclusion

I hope the above Leh – Ladakh taxi rate list for 2016 – 17 will be again useful for your upcoming Leh – Ladakh trip in year 2016 like the article of Leh Ladakh Taxi Rates 2015 – 16 proved last year. Feel free to get in touch for any queries or doubts you may have in terms of planning your trip to Leh – Ladakh over here at DoW Travel Community Platform 🙂 … You can post your queries in the comments section below or in our DoW Community to feel a part of this community of Himalayan lovers.

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371 Comments

  1. Harshit Bojra on

    Hello Sir,

    we are planning to go from Leh to Tsomiriri to Manali.. what will be the ideal itinerary and how much will be the cab cost?

  2. Tarun Kr Sarkar on

    Sir, We five aged 60+ including one lady reaching 2nd Sept morning from Delhi by flight and our return on 10th by 11.25am flight to Delhi.Our spl interest in bird & wildlife photography and like to halt two days in Nubra. Hemis visit might be a bit tough for trekking (?) but like to visit.
    Pl guide us with a tour plan.
    Regards. Tarun Sarkar , Kolkata

  3. Hi Dheeraj,

    We group of 8 people from hyderabad want to explore Ladakh from 24th Jun to 2nd July. We would be arriving Manali on 24th and planning to Hire a Taxi from there. The final point would be Srinagar.

    I’m confused with many itineraries online. Could you please let us know the best itinerary from manali to Srinagar covering the beautiful and must visiting places near Leh.

    Could you please let us know the taxi fare for the whole trip so that we can plan accordingly?

    Thanks!

    • You can do something as below:

      24: Reach Manali and take rest
      25: Manali – Jispa
      26: Jispa – Leh
      27: Leh – Acclimatize, Permits, Rest
      28: Leh – Nubra Valley
      29: Nubra Valley – Pangong Tso (Do it in case there is a company of other vehicle as it is a desolated route
      30: Pangong Tso – Leh
      01: Leh – Kargil
      02: Kargil – Srinagar

      As per the taxi union rates of year 2017-18 (http://devilonwheels.com/leh-ladakh-taxi-rates-2017-18/) following is the break up
      Srinagar – Leh in 2 days = 18400
      Leh Local sightseeing = 2500-3000
      Leh – Nubra Valley 2 Day = 10566
      Leh – Pangong Tso 2 Day = 10301
      Leh – Tso Moriri – Tso Kar – Sarchu – Manali 2-3 days = 29056
      Leh – Manali 2 Days = 21588
      Leh – Pangong Tso 1 Day = 8653
      Leh – Nubra Valley 1 Day = 8053
      You can usually get about 10-15% discount on these taxi rates after getting in touch with the driver directly.

  4. Rakesh Venkatesh on

    Hello Dheeraj

    Tell me one thing. Do we need to pay for drivers food expense separately or is it included in the total amount they charge? Also what about their stay at night? Do they sleep in their car itself?

    • Hi Rakesh,

      The above rates are all included with all expenses of drivers, you do not need to pay anything extra. However, as general courtesy, you should always ask your driver that if he would like to eat or sleep at a place or has he arranged for food and stay or need your help. This always goes a long way in leaving a good impression to these honest and noble people. They will politely refuse it but personally, I always ask them and make sure at times I eat with them too even forcefully, but that is a personal choice

  5. Deepali Kapadia on

    Hi Dheeraj
    Could you help me out with private taxi fare for the below itinerary and also give your opinion on the itinerary.
    We are 2 people travelling from 1 st July
    Fly to Srinagar
    Srinagar to kargil
    Kargil to leh
    Leh sightseeing
    Leh to nubra with 2 nights stay at nubra instead of normal 1 night stay.would you recommend Turtuk village?
    Nubra to leh
    Leh to pangong with 1 night stay
    Pangong to leh
    Extra day at leh
    Flight

    What would be cost of private taxi and your recommendation regarding the itinerary.

    Thank you so much in advance

    • As per the taxi union rates of year 2017-18 (http://devilonwheels.com/leh-ladakh-taxi-rates-2017-18/) following is the break up
      Srinagar – Leh in 2 days = 18400
      Leh Local sightseeing = 2500-3000
      Leh – Nubra Valley 2 Day = 10566
      Leh – Pangong Tso 2 Day = 10301
      Leh – Tso Moriri – Tso Kar – Sarchu – Manali 2-3 days = 29056
      Leh – Manali 2 Days = 21588
      Leh – Pangong Tso 1 Day = 8653
      Leh – Nubra Valley 1 Day = 8053
      You can usually get about 10-15% discount on these taxi rates after getting in touch with the driver directly.

  6. SOUMYEN CHATTERJEE on

    Hi, we 2 aged about 58 years, planning to go to Leh Ladakh and then to Vaishno Devi, what should be our best ittteniery. And also how do we book Hotels & Taxi ? As we are from kolkata Srinagar To Srinagar B’cos KOLKATA SRINAGAR KOLKATA Flight, warm regards,

  7. Hi Dheeraj

    We are 5 girls planning to travel to Leh via manali on 21st July and need your help to guide me for my tour and taxi rates from Manali to Srinagar

    Day 1: Manali City Tour(Night Stay in Manali)
    Day 2: Leave for Sarchu (Night Stay in Sarchu)
    Day 3: Leave for Leh(Night Stay in Leh)
    Day 4: Leh City Tour(Night Stay in Leh)
    Day 5: Leh to Nubra(Night Stay in Nubra)
    Day 6: Nubra to Pangong(Night Stay in Pangong)
    Day 7: Pangong to Leh(Night Stay in Leh)
    Day 8: Leh to Kargil(Night Stay in Kargil)
    Day 9: Kargil to Sonamarg(Night Stay in Sonamarg)
    Day 10: Drop to Srinagar airport

    • Well, please DO NOT sleep at night at Sarchu while going to Leh from Manali. You will not be acclimatized. Sleep at Jispa and do Jispa to Leh next day. Make sure you have some other vehicles to accompany you all on the desolated route of Nubra to Pangong Tso. Also, on Day 4 you will need permits from DC office and also pay the environment fee.

      • Hi Dheeraj

        I do not understand how to make sure some other vehicles accompany us if they have different plans. Also the permits required will be done by the taxi drivers or we will have to look into that?
        Can you please guide me what will be the approximate taxi (Innova) charges for the whole trip.

        • You will have to get the permits from Leh DC Office and pay the environment fee. The driver can help you get on your behalf but will need details from you only. For details on inner line permits process and to download application form read the link here

          In case there is no company and by any ill luck a mechanical failure happens on that route, help will be hard to find in many miles. So, take the risk accordingly. You can wait at Agham village and carry forward when other vehicles arrive. Your taxi cost should be around 46-50K

  8. Hi Dheeraj,

    We are travelling to Leh on 2-11 June 2017. We are 8 members and travelling to Leh by road from Delhi.
    We will take bus from Delhi to Manali on 2nd June and take one day halt at Manali. we will continue our journey from Manali to Leh from 4th June.

    My question is which car we choose 2 innova or 1 tempo traveller? Actually we have one person along with us which has high motion sickness problem. Please suggeset what will be the best for us.

    • Two Innova’s will be costly but much more comfortable than a tempo. Tempo will be cheaper, a bit uncomfortable but also provide all you firends to travel together and enjoy the journey together.

  9. Hi Dheeraj,

    First of all I would like to say thanks to you for the detailed information 🙂

    Me and my wife are planing for Leh trip from 1st August to 8th Aug.

    The areas which we wanted to cover are Pangong Lake, Nubra Valley, Tso Moriri, Magnetic Hill, Monasteries etc.

    I have few queries:

    Is it safe if we visit all these places by rented bike?
    If not bike, will there be any shared taxis available?
    What would be average trip cost(only travel) if we take shared taxis?
    Suggestions for any other place apart from above mentioned places.

    Kind Regards,
    Gaurav

    • Hi Gaurav,

      1. I will say 100s of people do it every year, however, I will recommend that in case you do not have experience in riding bike in mountains, it is better to stick to other means of transport. There will be shared taxis available around Changspa road and main market where people put flyers looking for other people to share taxi costs. You can hunt them out. One trip to these places is in the range of Rs 1500-Rs2000 per seat.

      • Thank You Dheeraj !

        Could you please suggest any other good place to visit apart from Nubra Valley, Pangong Lake and Tso Moriri as we have 7 full days.

  10. hello.
    I want to visit leh on 26 of july and please inform me about the taxi cost regarding
    1. arrive Leh – Main Bazaar ,Shanti Stupa , …. ,……
    2. Leh sightseeing…
    3. Leh-Khardungla Pass-Diskit monastery -Nubra Valley
    4. Nubra Valley,……,…… to Pangong Lake ( Shyok Road)
    5. Pangong Lake,……,…… to Leh
    6. Leh -Magnetic Hill-Lamayuru-Alchi Monastery-Leh
    7. back

  11. Hello I am planning to visit leh in july 19 to 24,we are two members we want to cover all the local sights as well as pangong, magnetic hill and nubra valley..how much it cost to cover all the sights??

  12. Hi Dheeraj,
    We (me and my spouse) are planning to visit Leh-Ladakh in the last week of May with the following itenarary
    Day 1 : Arrival to Srinagar and pick up from Srinagar to Ladakh
    Day 2 : Ladakh to Leh
    Day 3: Leh Local sight seeing (Acclimatization)
    Day 4 : leh to Nubra Valley
    Day 5 : Nubra Valley to Pangong
    Day 6: Pangong to Leh
    Day 7 : Depart from Leh

    Regarding transport, I contacted one of the persons recommended/mentioned on this website, we are planning to hire a private taxi from Srinagar for the entire trip.

    Can you comment on the itinerary and regarding how the advance taxi booking is usually done (like pay partly in advance through online??)

    • Hey Chetan,

      You meant Kargil on Day 1 and Day 2. Rest looks OK, please do not take the direct route if you do not have any company with you of other vehicles.

      Most drivers do not expect any advance but you need to remind them of your dates and be in touch with them so that they do not forget

      • Thanks for the quick response Dheeraj!

        I meant one night halt at Kargil and, then from Kargil to Leh on Day2.

        One more clarification:
        I didn’t get what you meant by “direct route”? Since we are travelling as a couple, we intend to go around places with our single vehicle. Is it a problem/risk?

        • Hi Chetan

          What I meant by direct route is that there is a desolated route that connects Nubra Valley to Pangong tso directly without coming back to Leh. That route is not frequently visited by people and is desolate. Hence, it is always better that you travel on that route if there are other taxis or cars going in that direction so that in case of any emergency you have some help around.

  13. Ashish Goel on

    Hi Dheeraj,

    We are planning a trip to leh and Ladakh in the month of July/August with below details:

    Day 1 – Leh Market – Shanti Stupa ( acclimatize for the rest of the day)
    Day 2 – Leh – Gurudwara Pathar Sahab – Magnetic Hill – Confluence of Indus and Zanskar – Alchi Monastery – Leh
    Day 3 – Leh – Khadungla Pass – Panamik Hot Spring – Nubra Valley
    Day 4 – Nubra Valley – Diskit Monastery – Buddha Statue – Leh
    Day 5 – Leh – Chang La Pass – Pangong Lake
    Day 6 – Pangong Lake – Tsomoriri Lake
    Day 7 – Tsomoriri Lake – Puga – Tso Kar Lake – Hemmis Monastry – Leh

    Request you to share your feedback or suggestions on the itinerary along with the expected cost of car rentals

    • Hi Ashish,

      If you drop Tso Moriri, then your plan will be much easy on the body and you may enjoy more on the trip. But, it is doable though hectic as above too. You will need inner line permits to travel to these places.

      • Ashish Goel on

        Hi Dheeraj,

        Thanks for your suggestion. Would that be Ok if we come back to Leh from Pangong and then leave for Tso Moriri a day after? I can extend my trip by a day or so.

        Also, can you please advise on the expected cost of travel through taxi (Innova or similiar) for the above itinerary?

        Thanks,
        Ashish

  14. Hello there,

    4 of us are planning to go to Leh on 21 – 30 May 2017.
    Below is our fixed program since all places to stay have been confirmed.
    Kindly help us with the cost of all-trip taxi. How much will we be charged.

    Thank you for your kindness.

    D1: 21May(Sun)
    DEL – Leh

    5.40 – 7.05am
    D2: 22May(Mon)
    Around Leh

    D3: 23May(Tue)
    Leh

    D4: 24May(Wed)
    Nubra Valley

    D5: 25May(Thu)
    Sand Dune – Leh

    D6: 26May(Fri)
    Pangong Lake

    D7: 27May(Sat)
    Pangong/Kargil – Leh

    D8: 28May(Sun)
    Tso Moriri

    D9: 29May(Mon)
    Tso Moriri – Leh

  15. Hey there! Thanks for a super informative and updated site! I will be in Ladakh between May 15 – 22nd, traveling solo. Here’s the plan:

    May 15 – Acclimatize
    May 16 – Sight seeing around Leh
    May 17 – Leh -> Nubra Valley (via Khardong La)
    May 18 – Nubra Valley -> Leh
    May 19 – Leh -> Pangong Tso
    May 20 – Pangong Tso -> Leh
    May 21 – Wrap up couple of places
    May 22 – Depart

    How does this sound? I’m also traveling solo; would it be a good idea to hire a driver alone?
    Regarding costs; I took a look at your page http://devilonwheels.com/how-to-calculate-cost-or-budget-for-leh-ladakh-trip/ > Privately Hired Taxi in Leh. Do the taxi costs include the costs of getting a pass (I’m from Malaysia)?
    Regarding hiring a driver, should I hire someone now in advance, or wait till I get to Leh?
    Lastly, if I want to do a day trek from Leh, what do you suggest?

    Thanks so much!
    Jay

    • Hi Jay,

      Your Ladakh plan sounds OK to me. But, private taxi for individual for above trips to Nubra and Pangong Tso will cost around 20K for you being single. You can check for shared taxis of toruists in first two days and book a seat with them for these trips to save cost.

      You can hire a driver once you reach Leh, which will be more helpful to you.

  16. Hi Dheeraj,

    I am planning to go Leh on 6-10 Sep 2017 .we are 2 members.
    Our Program

    6 Sep – arrive Leh sightseeing – Main Bazaar ,Shanti Stupa , …. ,……
    7 Sep– Leh-Khardungla Pass -Nubra Valley
    8 Sep– Nubra Valley,……,…… to Pangong Lake ( Shyok Road)
    9 Sep– Pangong Lake,……,…… to Leh
    10 Sep– back to Delhi

    Kindly suggest regarding the cars to travel to the places that we have planned,
    Pls let me know if you have any suggestions
    Thank you
    Vijay

  17. Anirban Banerjee on

    Hi Dheeraj,
    You have really done an excellent job. I have gone through your articles in depth before planning my trips to ladakh frm 21.05.17 to 27.05.17.
    I have booked Karma Sonam for the full trip and he assures me a 10% discount on union rates.
    We are comprised of two families with two children below the age of 10. Our itinerary is as follows:
    21.05- reaching leh in the morning and rest
    22.05-upto Alchi and back
    23.05-To Hunder after visiting Panamik
    24.05-hunder to pangong via shyok
    25.05- pangong to leh via changla.
    26.05-yet to be decided
    27.05-back to kolkata via delhi
    I have also booked hotel Tsokar of Mr. Dehlex for the first two nights.
    Karma Sonam assured me of getting accommodation in nubra and pangong and thats why I have not booked.
    I would like a little more favour of yours. If you could please update about taxi union rates for 2017-18, it would be wonderful.
    Hope that my itinerary is good in respect of the small time.

    • Well, please skip Panamik to ease out the journey. Make sure you have company to travel to Pangong Tso from Nubra via Shyok route as it is very desolated. Else make two day trip to Nubra and two day trip to Pangong Tso using your spare day without being adventurous with the family of kids. IT seems fine. The new rates have not come out yet, they have been printed but taxi union is not releasing them.

      • Anirban Banerjee on

        Thanks for your quick and valued reply. I have a little more query left. What could be the average climatic conditions in the third week of May at the places that I have planned to visit and the routes leading to them.

        • Leh & Nubra Valley should be OK with pleasant days, cool nights/early mornings.
          Pangong tso will be quite cold and winds will make it worse
          All the passes on the route will have snow and be freezing cold.

  18. Ashutosh Mishra on

    Hey Dheeraj,
    Went through you site and ur blogs n number of times after booking my tickets for Leh. You have seriously done a great job by writing such informative articles.
    Let me put up my case and query for u:
    I have planned the trip from 14th April (morning flight from Delhi) to 22nd April (morning flight from Leh).
    Booked the hotel for 14th April. Will be traveling with my wife.
    Can I cover nubra,khardung la, tso moriri,tso pangong all these places plus other Monasteries in this period .
    I had a word with Rigzin for booking of the taxi for this period and he gave me an estimate of Rs 30K for the complete trip.
    Is there any scope for further discount from his side.
    Or I should checkout with some other person.
    Please try to help me with these 2 queries.

    • Thanks Ashutosh !!

      You are already getting a steal of a deal if those all places he said he will take you 🙂

      Secondly, the places will be open but the problem is Pangong Tso and Tso Moriri will be too cold for night stay. So, stay at Tangtse and Chumathang respectively.

  19. Vaishnavi on

    Hi ,

    Great job first of all on posting valuable details. Me and my husband planning to visit a 4n/6d trip to Leh.
    My plan is like this based on the previous comments.
    Day 1: land at leh in the morning..check in and evening roam around Shanthi stupa, leh palace…
    Day 2: visit stok, thessey, shey Sindhu ghaat for half day
    Day 3: Nubra valley one day trip
    Day 4: alchi monastery
    Day 5: pangong lake one day trip
    Day 6: depart in morning flight.
    All 5 nights in leh hotel.. what do you think of this plan. I am sure this may b little rigorous that’s why gave breaks in between long trips. Plz do modify any changes in this plan.. in addition plz do suggest we are planning for oriental gust house for stay or suggest suitable ones with central heating and good facilities not beyond 1250 per day for a couple… in the above list who will be suitable for our plan. Do they charge per day or based on the places we want to visit… please mention can charges will take approx for our plan ..thanks a ton in advance..

    • I think you mean 5 nights, 6 days. Make two day trip to Nubra Valley on day 3 and Day 4. Then make day trip to Pangong Tso. Oreintal Guest House is good place to stay and so as Panaroma Hotel next to it. As per the taxi union rates of year 2016-17 (http://devilonwheels.com/leh-ladakh-taxi-rates-2016-17/) following is the break up
      Srinagar – Leh in 2 days = 18400
      Leh Local sightseeing = 2500-3000
      Leh – Nubra Valley 2 Day = 10566
      Leh – Pangong Tso 2 Day = 10301
      Leh – Tso Moriri – Tso Kar – Sarchu – Manali 2-3 days = 29056
      Leh – Manali 2 Days = 21588
      Leh – Pangong Tso 1 Day = 8653
      Leh – Nubra Valley 1 Day = 8053
      You can usually get about 10-15% discount on these taxi rates after getting in touch with the driver directly.

  20. Chaitanya on

    hi Dheeraj,

    Me and my wife are planning to visit from May14-21st. Since we are only two, can we hire a shared taxi after reaching Leh or should that be done beforehand? Im skeptical about booking in advance because of sharing options which may be only possible after reaching Leh?
    Please advise.
    TIA
    Chaitanya

    • You may need to search a bit but in May it should be available as Srinagar – Leh road will be open by that time. There are lots of flyers which people put at cafes, dine-ins, restaurants, travel agent desks/shops/whiteboards wanting to share the taxis for different trips within Ladakh. Even travel agent organize such shared taxis trip as well but charge a little higher about Rs 200-300 more than it would ideally cost. So, in worst case you can always go back to them and book a seat for yourself. Gelling up with people in Ladakh is more or less easy because many people travel solo and look forward to meet new people and share cultural thoughts and values over the trip.

      • Chaitanya on

        Thanks a lot for your prompt response. So for now, can I go ahead and book a hotel first since I would need a day or two to acclimatize, and then may be worry about shared transport from day 3?

        ALso, can you please comment on the below itinerary if this looks doable?

        Day1 – reach Leh and acclimatize
        Day2 – Leh local sightseeing
        Day3 – Leh – Turtuk and stay overnight
        Day4 – Turtuk – Nubra Valley and stay overnight
        Day5- Nubra – Pangong(via Shayok valley).
        Day6 – Pangong – Leh
        Day7 – Lay local shopping and remaining stuff
        Day 8 – Take off

        Please suggest if this makes sense or if I can add or replace anything.
        Regards
        Chaitanya.

        • That plan looks quite nice but the only thing is Turtuk shared tours and then to Pangong Tso will be difficult to find unless you get the people with similar interest. Common shared tours are two day trip to Nubra Valley and 1-2 days trip to Pangong Tso

  21. hi Dheeraj,

    we have planned our trip like this.

    July 1st in Srinagar

    July 2nd – July 9th
    Day 1: Srinagar to Kargil, Kargil stay
    Day 2: Kargil to Leh, Leh stay
    Day 3: Leh Local, Leh stay
    Day 4: Leh to Nubra, Nubra stay
    Day 5: Nubra to Pangong, Pangong stay
    Day 6: Pangong – Leh – Tso Moriri
    Day 7: Tso Moriri to Keylong
    Day 8: Keylong to Manali

    Manali-Delhi-Hyderabad

    Let me know what do you think of the plan and suggestions if any

    • Well, till Pangong Tso it looks a bit OK though it does not have any rest day in Leh. Also, you have to ensure there is company with you when travelling from Nubra Valley to Pangong Tso. Then skip Tso Moriri and easy day at Pangong Tso. Next day do Pangong Tso to Sarchu, Sarchu to Manali

  22. Galang Rama on

    Dear Dheeraj Sharma,

    At page 10, route:

    1. Tsomoriri-Tsokar-Keylong

    2. Deskit-Hunder in 1day

    Where departing location each route?

  23. Hi Dheeraj,

    I am planning to go Leh on 1-6 may 2017 .we are 3 members. we drafted the program that we would like to go as below and would like you to see if it’s possible or not.

    1 may – arrive Leh sightseeing – Main Bazaar ,Shanti Stupa , …. ,……
    2 may – Leh-Khardungla Pass-Diskit monastery -Nubra Valley
    3 may – Nubra Valley,……,…… to Pangong Lake ( Shyok Road)
    4 may – Pangong Lake,……,…… to Leh
    5 may – Leh -Magnetic Hill-Lamayuru-Alchi Monastery-Leh
    6 may – back to Deli

    what do you think about this plan
    if you have any suggestion please let us know.
    Thank you

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